The New Year has me thinking about resolutions. This year I set a very simple but not so easily achievable resolution. I set myself the goal of finding happiness in whatever situation I find myself at a given moment. Since I set that resolution, I’ve felt lighter and more positive, so maybe the simple reminder to find happiness is enough to create a powerful mood change. The question is, for how … [Read more...] about Is your New Year’s resolution a ticking time bomb?
So I put the term “holiday” into Google and this is the first definition I got. Holiday: a day of festivity or recreation where no work is done. First of all, no work? My first holiday memories involve images of adults slaving away in the kitchen. Kitchen work was “woman’s work” in my household. The only logical explanation is that the dictionary was written by a man. Now onto a different word: … [Read more...] about Memories of Lost Loved Ones During the Holidays
So I’m starting a new category of my blog that I am really excited about. I’m going to take a food item and compare different name brand options to find the best option. I want to make it easy for busy people like you to be able to make good choices and get the best bang for the nutrition buck. Today I am going to talk about ketchup, a standard of the American diet. I wanted to see what ketchup … [Read more...] about Which Brand Should I Buy? – Ketchup
So you ate a lot for Thanksgiving? Join the club. So now what? A common reaction after a few days of eating in excess is to balance the body by skipping meals and greatly restricting calories. Think that is the best way to get your body re-balanced? Let me tell you what happens to the body after a high dose of alcohol and comfort foods. The bodily signals that are responsible for storing calories … [Read more...] about How to Balance your body after you ate like crap for Thanksgiving
Ok, I do belong to a gym. Yet workouts are hard and I’m not a huge fan of sweat. But I do it because it is important for so many reasons. It helps osteoporosis and bone preservation. It is also can help delay the muscle loss that starts at age 30. Exercise burns calories, but more importantly it strengthens the hormonal communication that keeps a person feeling full and stops them from storing … [Read more...] about My Guide to Breaking a Sweat for the Uninspired